by Corporate on March 6, 2013
Georgia lawmakers may be busy but there's always time to recognize retired Atlanta Braves player and Mizuno Ambassador, Chipper Jones. Yesterday, Jones was honored at the Capitol for his commitment to Georgia, the city of Atlanta and the sport of baseball. Mizuno could not be more proud of Jones and his contributions throughout his 20 year career. He retired as one of the most accomplished switch hitters in the MLB and is a favorite for selection into the Hall of Fame. As noted in the
by Corporate on December 7, 2012
Mizuno Ambassador Matt Cain received a 2012 Gibby Award for Must C: Pitching Performance of the Year for his perfect game against the Astros in June.Longtime Mizuno Ambassador and legend Chipper Jones was honored in his last seasoning of baseball with the Must C: Walk-off of the Year. Jones' final big league homer helped spur Atlanta's strong September run to the postseason.Congratulations. Matt we wish you success in the 2013 season. Chipper, here’s to retirement!For the full list of 2012 Gibby Award winners vist: MLB.com...
by Corporate on November 9, 2012
Congratulations to Mizuno Ambassadors Ian Desmond and Billy Butler on their Silver Slugger Awards! Desmond is a first time winner and Butler earned designated hitter honors for hitting .313 with 29 home runs and 107 RBIs. Read the article MLB.com
by Corporate on November 6, 2012
Long time Mizuno Ambassador Chipper Jones is named 2012 Marvin Miller Man-of-the-Year. The award is given to the baseball player for outstanding on-field performance and off-field contributions to his community.Since 1992, every player belonging to the Major League Baseball Players Association has been allowed to cast a vote on various categories in an effort to determine each year's winners of the Players Choice Awards. First given in 1997 as the Man of the Year Award, it was renamed in 2000 in honor of Marvin Miller, former executive director of the Major League Baseball Player...
by Corporate on October 2, 2012
After his career-long affiliation to Mizuno and its products, Chipper Jones was honored by Mizuno with a gift unlike any other he has received during the variety of festivities associated with his retirement, after 19 seasons as a member of the Atlanta Braves. The one-of-a-kind, all electric, Stealth 4x4 UTV adorned with Jones' custom retirement logo was presented to Jones by Bob Puccini, President, Mizuno USA following batting practice at Turner Field. The unique gift was associated with arguably the only pastime that rivals Jones&rsquo...